Alice, TX

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Population

41,318

0.405% decline

Median Age

34.5


Median Household Income

$41,103

5.12% decline

Poverty Rate

23%


Number of Employees

16,282

0.159% decline

Median Property Value

$73,800

0.682% growth

About

In 2017, Alice, TX had a population of 41.3k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $41,103. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Alice, TX declined from 41,486 to 41,318, a -0.405% decrease and its median household income declined from $43,321 to $41,103, a -5.12% decrease.

The population of Alice, TX is 80.2% Hispanic or Latino, 18.3% White Alone, and 0.559% Asian Alone. 48.4% of the people in Alice, TX speak a non-English language, and 96.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Alice, TX is $73,800, and the homeownership rate is 69.4%. Most people in Alice, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Alice, TX is 2 cars per household.

Alice, TX borders Corpus Christi, TX and Kingsville, TX.

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Economy

The economy of Alice, TX employs 16.3k people. The largest industries in Alice, TX are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2,987 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,547 people), and Retail Trade (1,531 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($60,078), Manufacturing ($53,775), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,352).

Median household income in Alice, TX is $41,103. Males in Alice, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Alice, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,103

2017 value

± $3,613

-5.12%

1 Year Growth

± 16.6%

Households in Alice, TX have a median annual income of $41,103, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,321 in 2016, which represents a -5.12% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Alice, TX made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Alice, TX workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Alice, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Alice, TX was Collin County, TX with a value of $94,933, followed by Rockwall County, TX and Fort Bend County, TX, with respective values of $94,848 and $90,845.

The following map shows all of the counties in Alice, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alice, TX (9.38k out of 40.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    8,989 ± 745

  2. Hispanic

    8,084 ± 683

  3. Other

    239 ± 135

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Alice, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

16.3k

2017 Value

± 986

-0.159%

1 Year decline

± 8.57%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Alice, TX declined at a rate of -0.159%, from 16.3k employees to 16.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alice, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,884 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,624 people), and Management Occupations (1,434 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alice, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Alice, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,884 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,624 people), and Management Occupations (1,434 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Alice, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.4 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (2.35 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Alice, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($78,929), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,188), and Legal Occupations ($65,107).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.3k

2017 Value

± 986

-0.159%

1 Year decline

± 8.57%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Alice, TX declined at a rate of -0.159%, from 16.3k employees to 16.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alice, TX, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2,987 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,547 people), and Retail Trade (1,531 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alice, TX, though some of these residents may live in Alice, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Alice, TX, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2,987 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,547 people), and Retail Trade (1,531 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Alice, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (34 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.07 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Alice, TX, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($60,078), Manufacturing ($53,775), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,352).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline with $216B and Mixed freight and $159B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

80.9% of the population of Alice, TX has health coverage, with 44.4% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 7.06% on non-group plans, and 0.675% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Alice, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Alice, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

19.1%

Uninsured

44.4%

Employer Coverage

18.3%

Medicaid

10.5%

Medicare

7.06%

Non-Group

0.675%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alice, TX declined by 9.16% from 21% to 19.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Alice, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Alice, TX is home to a population of 41.3k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.64% of Alice, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Alice, TX is composed of 33.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (80.2%), 7.56k White Alone residents (18.3%), 231 Asian Alone residents (0.559%), 214 Black or African American Alone residents (0.518%), 67 Two or More Races residents (0.162%), 48 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.116%), 36 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0871%), and 15 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0363%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Alice, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (18,327 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (47 speakers), and German (46 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Alice, TX was 34.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Alice, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Alice, TX residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.64%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.06%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.64% of Alice, TX residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Alice, TX was 6.06%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alice, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Alice, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

96.5%

2017 Citizenship

96.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.5% of Alice, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Alice, TX was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    33.2k ± 507

  2. White Alone

    7.56k ± 23

  3. Asian Alone

    231 ± 148

In 2017, there were 4.39 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (33.2k people) in Alice, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.56k White Alone and 231 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Alice, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    18,327 speakers (48%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    47 speakers (0.123%)

  3. German

    46 speakers (0.12%)

48.4% of Alice, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Alice, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 48% of the overall population of Alice, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.123% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.12% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    845 ± 183

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    250 ± 129

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    127 ± 77

Alice, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alice, TX was $73,800 in 2017, which is 0.339 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $73,300 to $73,800, a 0.682% increase. The homeownership rate in Alice, TX is 69.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Alice, TX have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Alice, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$41,103

Median Household Income

± $3,613

13.6k

Number of Households

± 903

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.6k households in Alice, TX declined from $41,103 from the previous year's value of $43,321.

The following chart displays the households in Alice, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$73,800

2017 Median

± $5,652

$73,300

2016 Median

± $6,082

In 2017, the median property value in Alice, TX grew to to $73,800 from the previous year's value of $73,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Alice, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Alice, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Alice, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Alice, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.4%

2017 Homeownership

69.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.4% of the housing units in Alice, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Alice, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Alice, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Alice, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alice, TX have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.57% of the workforce in Alice, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.8%

  2. Carpooled

    9.56%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.16%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Alice, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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